“Crusader” means “one who bears a cross,” not “one who nails other people to crosses.” If Jerusalem is just real estate, you can conquer it with brute force. But if Jerusalem is a bride (or a harlot), you must use weapons far more powerful. You haven’t conquered a bride until she opens her gates and lets you in. All are shouting “Hosanna” and Jesus is weeping. Could it be that we do not “know the things that make for peace,”nor the “time of our visitation?”

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